Gilbert Road Sewer



Gilbert Road SewerGilbert Road Sewer<div class="ExternalClass9992334AD4324D36AC70CBD6121FC5B4"><p>The Gilbert Road Sewer is a large pipe that collects most of the sewage in the City of Richmond and conveys it south to the Lulu Island Wastewater Treatment Plant. The existing sewer is currently operating at full capacity, making regular inspection and maintenance costly and highly disruptive to the community. </p><p>Metro Vancouver will be constructing a second sewer line next to the existing pipe. The new pipe will be designed specifically to minimize backups and overflows, and accommodate future growth in the City of Richmond. </p><p>Construction along Gilbert Road will happen in multiple phases, beginning in 2018 and continuing for several years.<br></p></div>City of Richmond

Project Update

  • Overnight work near Comstock Road & Donald Road - posted on January 23, 2020

    ​Starting on January 27, 2020, crews will be working through the night to complete manhole and pipe upgrades in the following locations:

      • Comstock Road at Livingstone Place (west entrance)
      • Comstock Road between Livingstone Place (east entrance)  and Gilbert Road, and
      • Donald Road at Gilbert Road.


    The work will continue for approximately two consecutive nights.

    Crews will be using vacuum trucks and excavators. Residents in the vicinity may experience construction noise and possible temporary odour. Crews will limit the use of vacuum trucks during the night shift to minimize the impact to residents. All work will comply with the City of Richmond's granted bylaw variance.

    Please follow the direction of signage and traffic control personnel.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding as we complete this necessary upgrade work.



Overnight Work near Comstock Road and Donald Road Work near Comstock Road and Donald RoadMap of overnight work near Comstock Road and Donald Road.



<div class="ExternalClass798F9958A10F4519B7225BF4DCE91B30"><p>Construction activities for the Gilbert Road Sewer Upgrade include:</p><ul><li>Temporary closures of intersections along Gilbert Road</li><li>Restricted access to properties along Gilbert Road</li><li>Temporary traffic increases around construction areas</li><li>Occasional odour</li><li>Noise</li><li>Selective tree cutting</li><li>Temporary closure of the sidewalk on the west side of Gilbert Road</li></ul></div><div class="ExternalClassED46CC8AB5C8414EA45389B6D83EB9F2"><div><p>Work will generally occur from Monday to Friday, between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. However there may be times when crews will work extended hours in order to maintain the construction schedule. Information updates will be provided as construction proceeds.</p> </div></div><div class="ExternalClassD6E82756D8484953BC0C854C8A9207AD"><p>Metro Vancouver is working with the community to ensure concerns and interests are heard and considered. A Community Liaison has been appointed to this project and is available to speak to residents and businesses about the project.</p><p>​If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact our Community Liaison, Steve Billington at 604-432-6200 or <a href=""></a>.  </p> <p>To receive updates about this project, please email <a href=""></a> with the subject “Gilbert Road”.</p></div>



2018 - 2022



Gilbert Road Sewer Fact Sheet - August 2019 Road Sewer Fact Sheet - August 2019



<div class="ExternalClass148579E7C5BF4EDF96C589EB3BB8F0F0"><p> <strong>​Mon. to Fri. </strong><strong>(8:00 am - 4:30 pm)</strong><br>Community Liaison 604-432-6200</p> <p> <strong>After-Hours Emergencies: <br></strong>604-451-6610</p><p> <strong>Email:</strong><a href=" Road Trunk Sewer"><br>Information Centre</a></p></div>

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